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their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> cloudy to mostly cloudy. still some light rain. temperatures in the 50s. if we can get a few sunbreaks, it could feel muggy. it looks like this afternoon rain will be ending. >>> the top u.s. military commander in europe says several nato countries are working on contingency plans for possible military action to end the two-year civil war in syria. but the commander says a resolution from the u.n. security council and agreement among nato's 28 members will be required before taking a military role in syria. the commander tells us the senate committee that he believes providing military assistance to the opposition would be helpful in bringing an end to the war. syria's main opposition group is demanding a full investigation into an alleged chemical weapons attack by president assad's forces. >>> happening right now, president obama is on his first visit to israel since takin
own environment and house and recovery and your neighbors are doing the same the city as a whole will be a more resilient city. >> we are all proud of living in san francisco and being prepared helps us stay here. >> so, thank you so much for joining us today, alicia, i appreciate it. >> absolutely, it is my pleasure. >> and thank you for joining us on another edition of building >> good morning. today is wednesday, march 20th, 2013. this is the regular meeting of the building inspection commission. i would like to remind everyone to turn off all electronic devices. the first item on the agenda is roll call. vice president mar? >> here. >> commissioner lee? >> here. >> commissioner walker? >> here. >> commissioner mccray? >> present. >> commissioner clinch, president mccarthy, and president melgar are all excused. we have a quorum. and the next item on the agenda is president's announcements. >> okay. president mccarthy is with his family in ireland for st. patrick's day and we hope he has a speedy and safe return. the first item in regards to the announcements is that acting dir
by the police and by changing the service environment. not by bringing in a lot of bars. i would like to suggest. and south knob hill where i was living for some time. we had an influx of drug dealers and prostitutes and all that. but they didn't solve it boy -- by putting in bars. the bars brought incredible problems. it's definitely a bridge and tunnel, plus youth from all over the city. like i said the ones coming in on muni. there are buses parked illegally all over. >> thank you, i appreciate your comments. i am trying to get to the heart of the matter for those who have problems with it. but my general feeling there is probably a distinction because i am more familiar with union and chestnut. and i would think they have a higher incident of young people. that live in the area. but that's not the real issue here. i think we have to look at this zoning and make sure it doesn't make the situation any worse. but it also maybe gives us more controls. i am generally supportive of staff recommendations here. but i just wanted to get an idea of what might be done on a more enforcement level to kee
. materialize into pedestrian safety and street scape improvements. and given the environment of our public resources, it's a really great opportunity that the project sponsor is going to be able to provide some of these improvements for the entire city in the neighborhood. so we ask that you support this today. thank you. >> thank you. >> good afternoon, i am maury starky, a member of the neighborhood association. i would first like to submit our petition against narrowing the dolores street at the sttop. we are not against all improvements of this in-kind. but we simply believe that a bulb out of eight feet would be adequate for pedestrians to get across. we want all the other improvements that the in-kind proposal is adding to our neighborhood. we think that the planning department's exclaclaim that thb outs will have view on the traffic and we view this as a political proposal and we believe that scott weiner is the one pushing it. it's social engineering in our neighborhood. it will back-up traffic. whether or not they have a lovely graph on how it will not affect us. but if you live i
to keep plastic from polluting the environment and harming marine life in monterey bay especially. start at noon there will be free reusable bags at four locations. we have information on abc7news.com under oh -- "see it on t." >> and the backs come in all kind of fashionable looks but if you have to shop in the rain...it is not so bad today. >> we need the rain. one day every two weeks is not a bad ratio. good morning, everyone, coming up on 11:20. live doppler 7 hd shows marin county headed to sonoma county and we have our best radar in marshal. you can see the radar runs across marin and sonoma and headed to napa. by far, south of bodega bay is where we have the best radar return. notice what is going on upstream. this is the boundary between the moist air that we are sitting in and the dry air coming in tonight. you can see tomorrow's weather on the radar and satellite. today's rain is in the north bay and half an inch in santa rosa and san jose a little bit and .1" in oakland and concord, and in the east bay hills the rain is moving through berkeley hills and rain is falling in moun
increased it to 25 cents to get people's attention. they want to keep plastic from polluting the environment and harming marine life in monterey bay especially. start at noon there will be free reusable bags at four locations. we have information on abc7news.com under oh -- "see it on t." >> and the backs come in all kind of fashionable looks but if you have to shop in the rain...it is not so bad today. >> we need the rain. one day every two weeks is not a bad ratio. good morning, everyone, coming up on 11:20. live doppler 7 hd shows marin county headed to sonoma county and we have our best radar in marshal. you can see the radar runs across marin and sonoma and headed to napa. by far, south of bodega bay is where we have the best radar return. notice what is going on upstream. this is the boundary between the moist air that we are sitting in and the dry air coming in tonight. you can see tomorrow's weather on the radar and satellite. today's rain is in the north bay and half an inch in santa rosa and san jose a little bit and .1" in oakland and concord, and in the east bay hills the rain is
about why the cd vs good but in terms of how we change the environment it's more than just changing the city's atmosphere the real magic is because we do all these things but it changes the feeling people have a of a neighborhood it gives them a great sense of belonging. it's what cv ds are important. i want to thank supervisor wiener and the mayor because the atmosphere is very important >> i want to thank if you could say just a couple of words? well, thank you very much for coming out today. i want to thank the supervisors and thank you to lee a for leading the community districts. congratulations on the moscone expansion i know it was a lot of work for you. and i want to say that she is leaving her post and we have a new person coming on board. thank you for the report and all your work. thank you so ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the san francisco playground's history dates back to 1927 when the area where the present playground and center is today was purchased by the city for $27,000. in the 1950s, the center was expanded by then mayor robinson and the old gym was built. thanks to the passa
-year legacy of integrating art into the airport environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors change gradually depending on the light and the time of day. >> i wanted to create an art work that looks over time as well as working on in the first glance. the first time you come here, you may not see a. but you may be able to see one side over the other. it features a couple of suspended sculptures. each was created out of a series of flat
to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> we learned today that a high school student and budding musician was killed by a cal train last night near a pedestrian crossing. he posted the video on yew you tube of him playing the guitar. his principle says he was everybody's friend. the 16-year-old was near but not on a pedestrian crossing when this happened. the medical examiner ruled the death an accident. >>> nicholas pet tris has died. he represented oakland for 37 years. e was a leading voice advocating farm worker rights and environmental protection and smoking bans and low income housing. petris was 90 years old. >>> the next story brings up old adage finders keepers. city workers find thousands of dollars worth of jewelry in the sewer system and then they sold it. >> the city of modesto collects sewage from 641 miles of sewer lines. who would ever dream in all of the miles of sewage you would fi
, we have lost a lot. there is an oscillating family environment. kids to understand they come from an oscillator family and will believe their lives will go through ups and downs, and it will not be so threatening to their identity when they hit those. isseems so simple, but it the hardest to do. design me some card games. i am tired of playing 20 questions. i went to work with the green berets. who is better at bringing people together? they have been studying it for 50 years. one family would be in. grandma and grandpa would complain the kids do not have any manners. you can a lot of things do. you can divide people into teams. next year everyone is going to want to do it again. suddenly a kid is showing grandpa's something on their devices. you are making those bonds. the research shows all families have conflicts. you want to limit and control that conflict. spend less time worrying about what you do wrong, more time focusing on what you do right. if you make a positive memories, they will outweigh the negatives. ,avis: i want to ask a question the thesis of which are do not be
. they will certify the platform, operator, in many cases operational environment. fairly confident that that will lead to improvements, standards that need to be created. >> most definitely. there are 50 different entries that have been petitioned from 37 different states that are involved. in the involved reauthorization bill that you quoted are being funded by the states themselves from certification from the faa. in the future you may see every state could have their own test site in error -- in order to be able to ensure the technology being deployed is in fact say. some proponents of drones, drowned technology have argued current safeguards provided -- drone technology have argued current safeguards provided a sufficient level of technology. we have on the books, walls we are ready have on the books related to other technologies that can overlap and include this type of technology. remedies that provide similar of it -- civil remedies for violations of the loss. some have suggested the legal protection should apply leg ally to drones. sufficientey may be to alleviate problems
to tenants that it's worth paying more for a retrofit unit. we need all stake holders in the environment to receive that. >> thank you very much. next speaker? >> good afternoon supervisors, my name is michael wills. i'm an architect and earthquake safety group. i speak in favor of this program because it shows a common sense foresight to have an ordinance that offers and approach to strengthening, financing and a sensitivity to keeping people in their homes. after seeing and working with the details on patrick's committee, i think the city can be proud of this ordinance. it's one that has been drafted with care to all the concerns and not only of the technical seismic committee, technical and seismic professionals, but to the real sense itivity and keeping people in their homes and bringing the financial along with it shows that this is a program that will take care to make sure that all have access to the things that we all wants which is to make a safer, more residue resilient city. so i strongly urge this. >> thank you very much. next speaker. >> good afternoon supervisors, my name
the tone whether we have a respectable environment or and not part of that is education and we have to educate the adults that spend time with the kids and the federal government will come up with the giens and 37 factors or 40 and frankly most of us won't remember and unless we're prosecuting and looking for the elements of the crime and whether we're going to file a case or not. i i think we need to be more global than this and this works and we need to illustrate the things that aren't acceptable? what is the impact on the victim? what is the impact on everyone else? and working together to solve the problem. >> nancy. >> in some school districts and teachers when i brought up this issue i get back "you're not going to change kids being kids. some kids will pick on other kids and in the dynamic girls will be friends today and the queen bee will turn away from some girl and the enemy today and tomorrow it's somebody else, and again i agree with george and so much of this is the responsibilities falls on those adults who actually have a bird's eye ore worm's eye view of what is
advertisementing environment and sf travel really helped convene this whole effort to come up with environmentally friendly alternative. there is a big press release coming out soon about triple a's efforts to provide new materials for outdoor advertising. sf travel really a great organization and they really understand that small business helps make san francisco a unique place to come. and supporting the neighborhoods and trying to promote the neighborhoods through their newly revamped visitor's center at the powell street station. near holiday plaza. they did a beautiful job. the architectural makeover and they are some great info graphics there and volunteers who are helping tourists and locals alike to find out more about the city. >> i would also like to add to that, sf travel is going to be introducing a new part of their website, which will be great for our commercial corridors. which is that they would like the merchants associations to create itineraries, and they will be linking our itineraries for our different neighborhoods onto their website and they are creating a whole new section
? this is not an environment that we want to raise the children in. you know? the drug dealers, the constant drunkenness, the public defication. every time that i walk down the walk i have to look down to make sure that i am not stepping in anything. it is not a good quality of life other than, you know, it being an exciting neighborhood. but you know, these every-day little things just walking down the street and dodging you know, ex-cra meant piles is not how i want to live and i am investing in the neighborhood. i have bought there. but, you know, this is just the beginning. and i really, really support this. i also work in oakland and i go to the travis and i have seen the change in old oakland when the travis first came and there was not much. but now if you go down there, in old oakland, there are all of these small shops and it just creates a small vibrant neighborhood that people actually frequent. so, i do support this as a resident and as a planner. thank you. >> thank you. >> next speaker? >> good morning, supervisors. my name is (inaudible) day and i came to support this because i lived in t
. they want to explore a little bit more and they really got to be in a safe environment. the parking lot is not a place where they can play football and basketball and throw the frisbee and enjoy the out doors because it's unsafe there too. it's important to get this park activated and we are here as friends of youngblood coleman to help out and i want to thank you for your great leadership and kipberly for habitat for humanity and b magic and our residents. we're rocking and rolling you guys so let's do this together. >> thank you very much. >> here is a flier so if you want to come out on any of those days of service and just go on a tour of the park. okay. we welcome you. >> thank you. >> good morning i am vanessa banks and i have a different approach on youngblood coleman. i am one of the leads on the friends of youngblood coleman park but i am also -- i grew up in youngblood coleman park. that was the park that sort of saved my life. i had somewhere to go. i had somebody to be. there were recreational leaders there to help me develop and transition and be athletic and learn s
on the environment meeting for certain issues related to the urban forestry council and have run into tireless activists from other areas of the city. one of the people i have come to know is dr. espinola jackson from the bayview district. she has great concerns about environmental justice for the people in her exhausted. community. speaking of the bayview district, after december 2011, i found myself to be the only councilmember ~ who attended mayor lee's press meeting to applaud the efforts of the neighbors who worked on the model block project on newcomb avenue. it may be tough for somebody on the urban forestry council to attend these events who has another job. i think to the greatest extent possible since we are automobile volunteers, a community seat member should go out and look at what other people in the neighborhood are doing. i have staffed the usc urban paper table to field questions and concerns from the public. i am also the only person, by the way, who has a landmark tree on the council. i work with scientists, experts from state university and my arborists to plead my case, an
that enhances environment. indoor air quality, energy, water, materials and resources, and sustainable sites are the five categories for the lead. you can go for several gold or platinum certifications. >> the city wanted to be silver lead status. . maybe gold was a stretch. and people said, if we're going to be a sustainable organization that the pucs this has got to be the top of the line. it's got to be a lead platinum building. what does that mean to us? we run water, power, and sewer. so, those are some of the biggest things involved in lead platinum. ♪ ♪ >> by late 2008 the project, as we got the contractor on board and we were able to start pricing it, we're a multi-, multi-, multi-million dollar over budget. >> the story a lot of people don't know after we got select today do this project, the first price we came in with was $180 million. and the city said, you know, this is a great building, but we just don't want to spend that much money. so, the project was on the verge of being canceled. >> if you're looking at why this building came to be, in many ways it also included mayor
energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> >>> welcome back to "the kudlow report." i'm larry kudlow. stocks may have dropped today but we've still got even more good news on the economy. now does that mean bern bernanke is going take his foot off the gas pedal sooner rather than later? that might be what's rather bothering stock investors. and where is the new jack kemp now that we need him? a republican who related to everyone with an optimistic but simple message of economic growth for all, we will ask lar larry sabateau in just a few minutes. >> a tax is a tax is a tax. if you tax something more, you get less of it. piling on new taxes is always bad for economic growth period. and yet out of washington comes yet another proposal for another tax. this one known as the marketplace fairness act but it is just a national internet sales tax. could even hit yo
, they are living in a good environment. they have family. my son is about to graduate from college. and my major interest in this is to contribute my experience and my knowledge as to families in the people besides the paperwork and information that i can get from the mental health board, and especially to work with the hispanic community. i speak spanish and be able to help them to not only to get the right care for the families who are mentally ill, also to help them to prevent, to get big problems, especially with bipolar disorder, that they can be very well managed if we go to the right places. the right medication and everything that gets involved in this matter. so, my position will be to advise and to get involved with the community in san francisco with the whole community. i know most of the hispanic community are not very well informed, especially with mental illness issues. so, i would like to contribute to that as well. >> thank you. >>> if you have any questions -- >> any questions? seeing none, thank you very much, ms. flores. >> thank you. next person is melody daniel. >>> good af
. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> a burned out house in richmond that was abandoned at the start of the housing crisis was torn down today. city officials say the home on chancellor avenue was a magnet for squatters, illegal dumping, and drug dealing. it caught fire three times, and they say the owner refuseesed to do anything about it. so city leaders got a court order to have it torn down. >> we had to track down the property owner. we had to determine who owned the property, the lien holder. then we have to go to court and try to get them to approve a warrant. >> wells-fargo, who was holding the lien agreed to pay for the demolition. neighbors say they're deleted to see it gone. the city is working on condemning, and demolishing four other abandoned homes. >>> it's a battle of preservation. proposed changes to yosemite
of protect the marine environment so habitat and ancillary or other use of property. if you have cargo operation and you have office space that is associated with that cargo operation that would be considered ancillary use that is permissible and then you have the publicen enjoyment of public trust lands. in the burton act we manage this property on behalf of the people of california. people can come to the port, stay at a hotel, eat at a restaurant and shop and those are all determined to be consistent with the public trust. so when we do major projects along the water fronts in almost all cases there is an interest in making sure the state greece agrees that what we are proposing is used with public trust. sometimes that's what the authors want to make sure things are appropriate. the major project that we have built for the land use plan. and in each case we've, with the exception of the cruise terminal have gotten a letter written by the executive officer of the state lands commission. we've gotten commission vote, state land commission itself consist of the state's controller, the
the appealing independent environment alive on the fillmore, thank you. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please? >> hi, commissioners, (inaudible) i am the president of the san francisco council of district merchant associations. this appeal is about the permit for the foundation repairs not the seismic and i have worked in the construction business and i am aware of what they are trying to do, i do come mend the (inaudible) it is a big deal with ada and accessibility. but what we are concerned about is this is tied into the lease? is this what is being done is going to back with oska they want this to be done? otherwise they won't sign the lease? and i want to make sure this is not tied in and a separate thing. i would like to see the permit to be okay to give the permission that it does not relate to oska the way that i am hearing it. at the same time i would like to be assured and guaranteed that it is not tied in any way to oska that it is just to repair the foundation needed and put in the handicapped bathroom and they can search for a business that will not be a retail that this may be. m
came all the way from israel to meet the people and hang out and she was amazing. >> the environment, the people, everything. it is like everyone has so much energy. >> hey, you are beautiful. and i love you. >> why? because... it is definitely a lot more fun than being inside. >> so far we have had zero problems. it is a long-step process, a lot of thinking and people involved. so we think that we got rid of all of the problems that could happen. they are doing it, and we are doing it and everybody is doing the best that they can. >> it is a wonderful out reach >> come. >> it is beautiful. ♪
nightmare is someone coming into a secure environment such as a school. we are actively investigating this case to make sure that we can find out what exactly happened. >> reporter: parents say they are grateful the boy knew what to do to get away. >> i commend the little boy for having the mind state to do what he did and make sure he made it home safely. >> i commend his parents because somebody talked to him in order to know how to get away from somebody. the fact that he did get away amazing. >> reporter: and a very brave young man. tonight the district superintendent tells me that the district should have called police sooner. she says the principal was trying to conduct his own internal investigation to figure out whether or not another student perhaps was behind the grabbing. now, the school did send out a phone message to parents last night. they will be holding a special meeting next monday at 6:00 to answer questions and concerns from parents. reporting live i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> thanks for the update. >>> the oakland police department has promoted the fi
in the community and they are creating an unfair business environment, the ten or 15 or 20 percent of the retailers who do choose to break the law and sell to minors, they are receiving all of the business of minors and young people who are seeking tobacco know exactly which stores to go to, so surveys of san francisco unified school district students showed that 58 percent of 11th graders said that it is very easy to access tobacco, that it is easy to access tobacco, i will not include the very word. so there is a responsibility, as a said the tobacco sales are a privilege that are offered to people and retailers and the city of san francisco according to this ordinance. responsibilities come with that opportunity including the responsibility to conduct business in a legal and non-harmful way. the burden of legal sales relies on the store owner who must train all employees and is responsible for all activity that will occur at the business whether it is related to sexual harassment or the sale of drugs, and that is just a copy of 308. so if you will bear with me i would like to go through the acti
been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>. >> greta: here a question for you. what do you think is more important to the american people keeping the white house open for tourists or elvis cruises? we know what the majority of the united states senate think and tom coburn. nice to see you senator. apparently, i have an amendment and it was voted down. tell me first what the amendment was. i'm going to ask you questions about it? >> what we did is eliminate a bunch of wasteful spending and transfer that money to the national park service so we can open up our major parks on time this spring and also give the park service money so that we can open up the white house. the excuse has been the white house can't be open up because secret service have been furloughed but if you look at the numbers they haven't been furloughed. so it has to do with
be operational environment. >> you sound confident that that will lead to improvements, any standards that need to be created making sure they -- >> they have 50 different entries petition from 37 states that involved. the six identified in the reauthorization bill you quoted, those are being funded by the states themselves with certification from the michael toscano a. in the future you may see every state that has their own test site in order to be able to assure the technology being deployed in the national airspace is safe. >> annie stepanovich, some proponents of drone technology have argued current safeguards provide significant protection of privacy and they know it's we have on the books related to the technology, losses already on the books related to use of other technologies that can overlap and include this type of technology. certain remedies that provide certain remedies for violations of those laws. some have suggested these legal protection should apply equally to drones and that they may be sufficient to alleviate any constitutional problems for any privacy concerns. in your vi
in international environments to help promote humanitarian missions. fleet week got involved with a humanitarian mission back in october in the earthquake in van, turkey. there's a heavy kurdish in san francisco and the ... better recover from their event and how to better prepare in the future from the katz traufk event that had taken place would not occur. we got a phone call at the fleet week association to ask if we could help bring together some resources and leet a fact-finding mission and we did that. one of our panelists is up here, second from your left, rob dudgeon, he's with the department of emergency management and he's the director of emergency services. rob's organization has been instrumental in creating the program that we have from back in 2010 all the way through to today and i know in the future we're already talking about putting together a hot wash of everything we've learned through 2012's fleet week. so rob is going to talk about the van, turkey mission. from turkey we have rear admiral guereva he has more than 14 years sea-going experience serving across various frig
approximately 3 to 5 days of solid training to make sure that they are going to be working in a safe environment to learn what's going on. and most of the time that, the incidents in california will become mitigated. now, not to say that we certainly have that as an option. we have a fairly robust what we call fire crew program using cdcr inmate fire fighters. it is on our radar and it's something that we have as a contingency if we needed to do it. >> lieutenant colonel. >> yes, general, in the mou it does address the ground portion but the focus of effort is mainly on the aviation side but it is built in there for the ground side if necessary. >> i just want to say in 2008 we did activate hand crews to fight fires and we've identified soldiers throughout the state to respond if needed. they've got the tools that they need, the boots and all that cached and available. it's really just a matter of getting the call and being ready to go. >> i was going to end with general myat. i know we've trained soldiers to do that kind of thing. after the colorado fires just recently they did put a lot o
and local authorities that meet globally every year and the networking cities around work and environment, transportation, immigration, security, and a number of other issues. i hadn't heard of it two years ago. i doubt too many people other than that the urban specialists in the room have heard of it. but it is a living organization. most people would say i know what you mean the american conference of mayors, sister cities, maybe. but they pale in the context of the actual inner city organizations literally hundreds of them. some regional, some of national, some with global scope that exist. the forty cities working on forty or fifty eight cities working on global environment doing a better job. mayors running the world. city protocol and new organization, barcelona that shares best practicing clare, the counsel of local authority, the climate alliance. achievings in the nations states are lock up. unable to make any real progress. they are actually doing things important things together, and they do it because when you look at cities, the approach to govern mans, the approach to citize
it back here, but they're worried bringing it here and having it here under this environment. there's an amazing opportunity being lost. >> neil: think about if you're looking at the economy turning around and betting on a turn-around obviously you would use that money and invest in plants and equipment and new shops and all. but what a lot of these companies tend to do, boost the dividends, buy back stock, and maybe take out a competitor, but they don't expand. >> well, one of the problems with apple is, i mean, it's got a problem because it's too successful. it's got this cash and you want to be careful that you don't do something stupid with it and apple keeps selling more iphones by spending more money and avoid making acquisitions. and sisco bought the flip video camera and the fact that they were able to sit on it, is an indicator of how well it's doing. >> neil: charlie. >> i would say this is a big debate in america. jeff immelt said in a world where you have to worry about terrorism at any point you need a lot of cash on hand, what that might do to your business. >> neil: a
about it having it here under this environment. there is an amazing opportunity being lost. >> neil: think about if you are looking at the economy turning around and betting on a turnaround you would use that money and invest in equipment, new shops. what a lot of these companies tend to do is boost their dividend, buy back stock, take out a competitor but they don't expand? >> one of the problems with apple it's got a problem because it's too successful. you want to be careful that you don't do something with it. apple can't sell more iphones by spending more money. it needs to avoid making acquisitions, cisco bought the flip camera business and it was a disaster because the company was under pressure to spend the money. the fact of sitting on the money is how well they are doing. >> i would say this is a big debate in corporate america. imelt addressed it in a world that you have to worry about terrorism you need to keep a lot of cash on hand. >> neil: sit good or bad sign to you? >> it's not good. tax reform would help, but i assure you apple is not afraid of repay tree eighting
and meanders under a canopy of oaks yup lipid u.s. and chill out in this pleasant and quiet environment and you might see butter nice, and dandelion and is squirrels hundred dollaring for their next meal and buena vista park is 88 recreation and park commission. >> arata. >> here. >> commissioner bonilla. >> here. >> commissioner harrison. >> here. >> commissioner martin. >> here. >> and commissioner levitan is on her way. just to a few reminders for those joining us this is the rec and park meeting for march 21, 2013. we welcome you today but we ask that you turn off electronic devices that may go off during the proceedings. we ask if you have a secondary conversation take it outside for the meeting to run as efficiently as possible. unless announced by the president of the commission each person has three minutes to speak under public comment. as a reminder we have public comment on item four and then -- and that is for 15 minutes total and then again continued on item number 10. please address your comments to the commission during public comment on items. in order to allow equal time t
the power at landmark buildings for one hour to raise awareness of the impact we have on the environment. >> i think it's a good idea to remind people that you don't need all these lights here, and how much'm -- >> ama: here in the bay area the lights will go off at 8:30 at buildings like city hall. this year san francisco is considered the earth hour capitol city. selected from 29 cities participating in the earth power challenge inch just a few hours even the new bay bridge light installation will go dark for one hour tonight. >> women's history month is being celebrated with a series of educational and inspirational events, congresswoman jacky spear of san francisco hosted forums that included our own kristen sze as a panelist. the series features women doctors doctors and airline pilots and journalists, telling their stories to help inspire young girls to go for their dreams. >>> just ahead, the streak across the sky stirring up a frenzy online. >> a warning for shoppers. check out the new i-pad before you leave the store. the unwanted surprise some buyers are getting. >>> a beautifu
of people concerned about the environment will be turning out their lights from 8:30 to 9:30 tonight. landmarks and homes will go dark to make a statement about the concern over climate change. the bay area will participate in a big way. san francisco was named the earth hour couple this year. the golden gate bridge and the bay bridge and city hall expected to go dark from 8:30 to 9:30 tonight. >>> now here is more about the weather tonight and this wet week coming up. >> thinking about the earth hour. good thing we don't have fog moving in. that could be tricky. but mother nature is offering beautiful blue skies today. the temperatures falling from the 70s. 70 in gilroy today. up to 74 degrees. everywhere else is 50s and 60s. let's go outside and look at san francisco. from our emeriville camera. you can see the haze in the air. the air quality is suffering. we need the rain to clear out the allergens here's what we have going on in the pacific. we have a series of storms starting to pull into place. right along the jet stream hay will continue to move to the east-northeast. that wi
for the city's efforts to use renewable energy and protect the environment. >>> cities around the world marked earth hour by switching off lights. a hong kong skyline went dark and in sidney the lights on the harbor bridge went off for an hour to raise awareness about climate change. >>> he shot my child. >> a dramatic 911 call after a shooting that killed a little 13-month-old. the message the mother had for the killer. >>> also, using fake victims to train for a real emergency. the drill today in one contra costa county city. >>> mild weather remains over the bay area at this hour. coming up, what you can expect for this evening and the warmer weather expected tomorrow. >>> and what nasa is now saying about a bright streak of light seen across the east coast sky. . >>> some oakland hills residents got a frightening wake-up call this morning. a tree fell on this tree on oakwood drive in mont claire. the 75 foot high tree hit the car. it blocked traffic for a time. no word on what caused the tree to fall. no one was hurt. >>> in oakland the search is on tonight four the driver who fatally stru
relationship with the environment and always race up and praise the good. et us pay rightful homage to honor excellence and achievement, struggle and resilience. he taught us at the heart of our history is the constant all to reject the catechism of human possibilities taught to us every day. indeed he said, at this moment and always black people must begin to do the very things they have been taught they cannot do. standing strong in our history, for i us study well quote truth comes to us from the path like fwoled washed down from the mountains. and so our history is a very important thing. i'd like to frame it and again by quoting from a sake credit text which says let's do things rejoice for surely humans have been chose on the bring good into the world and this is a fundamental mission and meaning . -- in human life. are then constantly obligated to increase good in the world and not let my good be lost. in this period of crisis, confrontation war and waste, suffering. there is no greater challenge nor any greater responsibility for us as an african people in honoring our history to c
turned off lights to show respect for the environment and concern about climate change. san francisco was named earth hour capital this year. when a florida deputy spotted a seven foot long scaly intruder near a middle school this week, she did not think twice about wrestling it. and it was all caught on camera. stephanie shows us. >> she is serious. >> reporter: most people wouldn't dare wrestle with an alligat alligator. and then there is jessica macgregor. a lake county sheriff's deputy who could possibly take on alligator trapping as a side job will. >> worked him back and forth and got him tired enough to tape his jaw shut. >> reporter: she is the school resource officer at claremont middle school. tuesday afternoon she started hearing complaints about a gator near school grounds. >> i didn't want to risk her getting into the residential neighborhoods that were right there. >> reporter: so she took mat enters into her own hands, literally as you can see by this picture. >> come on. you can do it. radar school employee took cell phone video of her wrestling the seven foot, 250 pou
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